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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A state of extreme eastern India on the border with Myanmar (Burma). Originally a kingdom and later a princely state under British rule, Manipur joined independent India in 1949 and was made a separate state in 1972.

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  • proper noun State in north-eastern India which has Imphal as its capital.

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  • noun state in northeastern India

Etymologies

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From Hindi मणिपूर (maṇipūra), from Sanskrit मणिपूर (maṇipūra) "abundance of jewels", also the third chakra; derived from मणि (maṇi) "jewel" + पूर (pūra) "abundance".

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